Login to computer by just switching it on

  chaztait 16:10 21 Feb 05
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Hi i want to be able to turn on the computer and thats it loads up onto the desktop. My laptop does it but i dont know how to do it with my Desktop Computer. There is only one user on it me and i dont have a password so can anyone tell me how to tell the computer to automaticly sign into my user account.

Thanxs

chaztait

  VoG II 16:12 21 Feb 05

Assuming that this is Windows XP, Start, Run, type in

control userpasswords2

and click OK. Untick "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer".

  chaztait 16:17 21 Feb 05

does this mean that it logs on itself or.. something else?

  VoG II 16:22 21 Feb 05

If you are on a machine with a single user account it will log straight into that account.

  chaztait 16:22 21 Feb 05

ok i will try it justnow then and i will say if it works.

  chaztait 17:20 21 Feb 05

right thats me just got it to start up LOL i comes up on the login screen then says "Windows is Starting up..." and then just stayes there. So i tried restarting it about 10 times then started it up on safe mode and ticked the boz again.

  chaztait 17:21 21 Feb 05

forgot to say the box is when i type in "Control userpasswords2" and untick the box but i ticked it again

  VoG II 17:26 21 Feb 05

Maybe you've got several accounts on there?

TweakUI click here has an option to Autologon and you can set which account to log on to.

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